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Garden Plants Start Arriving May 4th; "Garden" is in fanciful type made up of floral art; Photo of plants on rack against exposed brick wall

It's time to get digging in the Minnesota dirt – our garden plants have arrived from Glacial Ridge Growers. New this year at our sale – Pollinator Paks: four collections each with a variety of plants selected to attract specific pollinators.

Photo of: Collin Russell, Mark V. Chapin, Sarah McRoberts, Kate Gray, Rachel Fang, Amanda Peterson, Ablavi Handziak, Cina Kozel

The 2019 Hampden Park Co-op Board encourages your member participation! All member-owners are invited to attend the board's monthly meetings – generally 6:00 pm on the last Monday of every month – for a chance to ask questions or bring ideas to the table.

Creatives in the Hood; Creative Enterprise Zone logo with silhouettes of area iconic structures: KSTP radio tower, Seal Hi-Rise & Vandalia water tower; Creator Traingle Park Creative

Our neighborhood, located mid-city between downtown St. Paul & Minneapolis, has for decades been a place where imaginative people make a living by their creative capacities. The Creative Enterprise Zone is a coalition that aims to preserve and promote the area's historic and creative character. We are glad to have these creatives in our hood!

Our Building as Art - The Incomparable Tilework of Susan E. Warner

Susan E. Warner is a pottery craftsperson crossed with a fine artist plus a bit of architectural engineer thrown in – and the creator of our wondrous exterior tile compositions. Read on to take a tour of her art including work in the near areas of the MN State Fairgrounds, south Como neighborhood, and Rondo Community Library.

Annual Meeting photos of attendees & soup

Thanks to all who attended our lively, inspiring Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 28, 2018. If you were there – or if you could not make it – read on to find out a bit more, see some photos, and find the meeting minutes.

Photo of 8 Hampden Park Co-op Board members

Being a member-owner, shopper, or employee is a simple way to be engaged with our store. The Hampden Park Co-op Board Directors have taken the extra step to generously and enthusiastically serve our little co-op community.

Good Grab & Go And Now Rotisserie Chicken

What are those good smells coming from the co-op kitchen? They are cookin' up fresh, all natural chickens with varied herbs & spices on the birds! And our deli is creating some seriously delicious menus of savory sides to go with…

Councilmember Mitra Jalali Nelson Speaking at our Annual Meeting

We're especially excited to welcome Saint Paul Councilmember Mitra Jalali Nelson as special guest speaker at the 2018 Annual Meeting. Mitra is a spirited new voice for our city, and our entire metro area. Come listen and prepare to be inspired!

Chuck Parsons photographed by Mindy Keskinen; In front of exterior tile mural by Susan Warner

"At Hampden Park Co-op, the new manager comes around to his roots." We're pleased to be in the September 2018 issue of the Park Bugle newspaper – pulled together by our friends at Transition Town - All St. Anthony Park!

Photo of 8 Hampden Park Co-op Board members in front of large paintings of colorful corn

Hampden Park Co-op is looking for new board members – and we invite you to reflect upon your unique gifts. For those who may be looking for ways to generously and enthusiastically elevate their engagement with our co-op community, now is the time to consider joining our board. Read on…

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